Torsade de pointes and prolonged QT interval from surreptitious use of sotalol

Use of drug levels in diagnosis

Mark S. Link, Caroline B. Foote, Stephen B. Sloan, Munther K. Homoud, Paul J. Wang, N. A.Mark Estes

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Abstract

Torsade de pointes is a well-established toxic effect of sotalol hydrochloride. In a patient presenting with torsade de pointes and a long QTc interval of unknown cause, a serum sotalol level was used to secure an otherwise difficult diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)556-557
Number of pages2
JournalChest
Volume112
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

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Keywords

  • Prolonged QT interval
  • Sotalol
  • Torsade de pointes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Link, M. S., Foote, C. B., Sloan, S. B., Homoud, M. K., Wang, P. J., & Estes, N. A. M. (1997). Torsade de pointes and prolonged QT interval from surreptitious use of sotalol: Use of drug levels in diagnosis. Chest, 112(2), 556-557.

Torsade de pointes and prolonged QT interval from surreptitious use of sotalol : Use of drug levels in diagnosis. / Link, Mark S.; Foote, Caroline B.; Sloan, Stephen B.; Homoud, Munther K.; Wang, Paul J.; Estes, N. A.Mark.

In: Chest, Vol. 112, No. 2, 01.01.1997, p. 556-557.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Link, MS, Foote, CB, Sloan, SB, Homoud, MK, Wang, PJ & Estes, NAM 1997, 'Torsade de pointes and prolonged QT interval from surreptitious use of sotalol: Use of drug levels in diagnosis', Chest, vol. 112, no. 2, pp. 556-557.
Link MS, Foote CB, Sloan SB, Homoud MK, Wang PJ, Estes NAM. Torsade de pointes and prolonged QT interval from surreptitious use of sotalol: Use of drug levels in diagnosis. Chest. 1997 Jan 1;112(2):556-557.
Link, Mark S. ; Foote, Caroline B. ; Sloan, Stephen B. ; Homoud, Munther K. ; Wang, Paul J. ; Estes, N. A.Mark. / Torsade de pointes and prolonged QT interval from surreptitious use of sotalol : Use of drug levels in diagnosis. In: Chest. 1997 ; Vol. 112, No. 2. pp. 556-557.
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